Cut out a paper heart and write your star word on that. Hang it up somewhere you’ll see it often (away from the star so you have two reminders). Think about writing the star word on your spiritual heart as well.
Look up your word in a Bible concordance (there might be on in the back of your Bible). Feel free to borrow one from the church or use the one at: https://www.biblegateway.com/keyword/ List the Scripture references to begin reading through them next month. Set up a daily reading plan if you’d like.
Look up your word in the thesaurus. Do any of the synonyms stand out to you for any reason?
Look up your word in the dictionary. Note the definition in your journal, if you’re keeping one.
Listen as people talk to you, as you read, as you watch TV/movies and pay attention to how and when and how often your word comes up in the world around you.